Kuss on verge of Vuelta title

American cyclist Sepp Kuss is on the verge of winning his first grand tour title at the 2023 Vuelta a España, having safely negotiated stage 19 to Íscar, which was won in a sprint by Italian rider Alberto Dainese of Team DSM-Firmenich.

Kuss holds the leader’s red jersey with a seventeen second advantage over his Jumbo-Visma team mate Jonas Vingegaard with Primoz Roglic a further 51 seconds back and only two stages remaining.